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Poster: He Live's Date: Dec 17, 2008 8:30am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Non-Dead - Yes more Sub stuff

what's up JG! i am not a sub stuff buff but.... how'd you like to be standing on the front end of this nuclear sub during it's launch for the maiden voyage??

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out here in the SF bay area there is lots of WWII history -- one of the coolest things is the little known Mare Island in the north bay. site of the Navy's oldest shipyard on the west coast, dating back to 1856 i think... they built ships for the CIVIL WAR! it is a really trippy place to visit. there is a college and a golf course there now but most/all of the shipyard buildings and infrastructure are still intact... and the two times i have been there it has been pretty much deserted.


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it is located in a very cool area, geographically/scenically. it is sort of a vast marshland along the coast of the north bay.... to the west is Marin County, to the east Solano Country -- it is sort of a no man's land in between...


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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Dec 17, 2008 8:47am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Non-Dead - Yes more Sub stuff

Cool photo - sounds like a neat place. I will have to get out that way sometime. A few of my cousins are in the SF area so I've got places to crash if I make it out for a visit.

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